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Differences of Arms

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Differences of Arms
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Extent and format
ff. vi + 91.
Cloth binding, brown, gilt-tooled. Signatures and notes of Thomas Willement, fols. iv, v.
Scope and content
Calligraphic copy of Bodl. Lib., MS Rawlinson B 135, containing a collection of differences of arms by Ralph Brooke, York Herald, 1593-1625; 1594, copied by Thomas Willement, FSA, 1828 (fol. v). The work is substantially the same as the De Armorum Differentiis by Robert Glover, Somerset Herald 1570-88 (note by C. S. Perceval, FSA, fol. iii). Dedication to Charles, Lord Howard of Effingham, with coloured achievement, 1594, fol. 2. Pedigrees, with arms in colour. Index, with facsimile signature of Ralph Brooke, fol. 91. For further details of MS Rawlinson B 135 see W.Macray, Catalogi Codicum MSS ... Bibliothecae Bodleianae Partis Quintae Fasciculus Primus ... Ricardi Rawlinson (1862), 495.
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Archival history
Presented by Mrs Perceval, 30 Oct. 1889 (fol. i; letter, fol. ii) in accordance with the wishes of her husband Charles Spencer Perceval, LL.D, Treasurer SA (his note, Sept. 1878, fol. iii). Proc., 2nd ser., 13 (1889-91), 9.